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Ohio high court overturns death sentence in beating death

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned killer's troubled childhood, which included learning the drug trade from his mother, outweigh the brutal nature of his crime, a divided Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in overturning the man's death sentence.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Authorities monitoring man walking around Akron with rifle

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police and school officials say they're keeping an eye on a man walking around busy sections of Akron with a rifle strapped across his back.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Officials in Ohio hope fish shelf will prevent erosion

LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a northeast Ohio city are hoping to complete a $205,000 fish shelf next year that they say would prevent erosion and help fishermen.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Ohio House panel to hear testimony on right-to-work bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state legislative panel in Ohio plans to hear testimony on a proposal that would bar private employers from requiring workers to join or pay dues to a labor organization.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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State patrol says 9 deaths in Ohio over Thanksgiving holiday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says fewer motorists were killed on Ohio's roadways over this year's Thanksgiving holiday period than in recent years.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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911 call details actions of man who killed himself in museum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gunshots can be heard in a 911 call describing a rampage that ended in the death of an Ohio State university ex-employee who killed himself inside the campus' contemporary art museum.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Attorneys: Tamir Rice's mom testified before grand jury

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of a black Cleveland boy who was carrying a pellet gun when he was shot and killed by a white police officer has testified before a grand jury that is deciding whether to charge the officer.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Dad accused of taking Alabama boy pleads not guilty

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man accused of taking his 5-year-old son from Alabama in 2002 and creating a life for them in Ohio under new identities pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and other charges Tuesday in Cleveland.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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